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Beyond the display case

I know it might seem odd to start with a group photo, but I wanted to begin this talk by first introducing how I position myself within the New Zealand contemporary art landscape. My arts training began at Victoria University

Beyond the display case

I know it might seem odd to start with a group photo, but I wanted to begin this talk by first introducing how I position myself within the New Zealand contemporary art landscape. My arts training began at Victoria University

To and fro: a conversation with James Cousins

James Cousins has long been interested in the contingencies that painting relies upon: how do we recognise an image? What systems guide our understanding? What processes might be used to disrupt these assumptions? His recent works made from 2009-2015, brought

To and fro: a conversation with James Cousins

James Cousins has long been interested in the contingencies that painting relies upon: how do we recognise an image? What systems guide our understanding? What processes might be used to disrupt these assumptions? His recent works made from 2009-2015, brought

Object Shift

In Stilleben, a 1997 documentary by German filmmaker Harun Farocki, still life paintings by sixteenth and seventeenth century Flemish painters are compared to advertisements photographed in the 1990s. In a series of narrated vignettes, Farocki’s camera alternates between images of

Object Shift

In Stilleben, a 1997 documentary by German filmmaker Harun Farocki, still life paintings by sixteenth and seventeenth century Flemish painters are compared to advertisements photographed in the 1990s. In a series of narrated vignettes, Farocki’s camera alternates between images of

Making Visible

8 November 2014 – 17 January 2015 The New Zealand Steel Gallery Franklin Arts Centre, Pukekohe  Artists: Lonnie Hutchinson | Toa Tahi Taihia | Janet Lilo | John Vea | Talia Smith | Salome Tanuvasa   “Art does not reproduce

Making Visible

8 November 2014 – 17 January 2015 The New Zealand Steel Gallery Franklin Arts Centre, Pukekohe  Artists: Lonnie Hutchinson | Toa Tahi Taihia | Janet Lilo | John Vea | Talia Smith | Salome Tanuvasa   “Art does not reproduce